Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Software Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 532 616
Rank change year-on-year +75 +84 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 80 61 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.17% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 75 63 31
South East median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +20.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £45,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £26,750
% change year-on-year - +12.15% +0.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29799 33908 41500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.00% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24860 28418 34627
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Junior Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Engineer in the South East

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Junior Software Engineer in the South East

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Software Engineer in the South East

Junior Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +38 45 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Thames Valley +25 26 £29,000 -3.33% 2
Oxfordshire +6 19 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Surrey +9 6 £31,250 +9.65% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £30,000 - 1
Berkshire +25 2 £29,500 -9.23%
Kent +23 1 £23,500 -14.55%
West Sussex +2 1 £27,500 +17.02%
East Sussex -7 1 £35,000 - 1
Junior Software Engineer
England

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Junior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 80 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 50 (62.50%) C#
3 49 (61.25%) Degree
4 47 (58.75%) C++
5 46 (57.50%) Computer Science
6 39 (48.75%) Linux
7 31 (38.75%) .NET
8 26 (32.50%) .NET Framework
9 23 (28.75%) OOP
10 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
10 21 (26.25%) C
11 20 (25.00%) Windows
12 18 (22.50%) Java
13 17 (21.25%) Computer Science Degree
14 15 (18.75%) SQL
14 15 (18.75%) OO
15 14 (17.50%) Electronics
15 14 (17.50%) Qt
16 13 (16.25%) Greenfield Project
17 12 (15.00%) Finance
18 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
19 10 (12.50%) Retail
20 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
21 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 8 (10.00%) Coaching
21 8 (10.00%) Test Automation
21 8 (10.00%) Use Case
21 8 (10.00%) CSS
22 7 (8.75%) OOD
22 7 (8.75%) Subversion

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) FTP
1 5 (6.25%) HTTP
1 5 (6.25%) Kerberos
1 5 (6.25%) LDAP
1 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.50%) GSM
2 2 (2.50%) LTE
2 2 (2.50%) UMTS
3 1 (1.25%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.25%) CDMA
3 1 (1.25%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) MQTT
3 1 (1.25%) PBX
3 1 (1.25%) RANAP
3 1 (1.25%) RTP
3 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Subversion
2 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.75%) JIRA
5 2 (2.50%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.25%) GCC
6 1 (1.25%) GDB
6 1 (1.25%) Maven
6 1 (1.25%) Moq
6 1 (1.25%) NUnit
6 1 (1.25%) Trac
General
1 14 (17.50%) Electronics
2 12 (15.00%) Finance
3 10 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.75%) .NET
2 26 (32.50%) .NET Framework
3 14 (17.50%) Qt
4 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (10.00%) CSS
5 5 (6.25%) HTML
6 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.00%) STL
6 4 (5.00%) WPF
7 3 (3.75%) Apache Cordova
7 3 (3.75%) LESS
7 3 (3.75%) Sass
8 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.50%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.50%) HTML5
8 2 (2.50%) jQuery
8 2 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 46 (57.50%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.25%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.75%) EPoS
3 3 (3.75%) Fintech
4 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.25%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.75%) Linux
2 20 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (28.75%) OOP
3 15 (18.75%) OO
4 8 (10.00%) Coaching
4 8 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (10.00%) Use Case
5 7 (8.75%) Multithreading
5 7 (8.75%) OOD
6 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.25%) Physics
8 4 (5.00%) MVC
8 4 (5.00%) Scrum
9 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.75%) Software Testing
10 2 (2.50%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.50%) Kanban
10 2 (2.50%) Machine Learning
10 2 (2.50%) MVVM
10 2 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (62.50%) C#
2 47 (58.75%) C++
3 21 (26.25%) C
4 18 (22.50%) Java
5 15 (18.75%) SQL
6 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.75%) PHP
7 3 (3.75%) Python
8 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.25%) Ruby
8 1 (1.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 49 (61.25%) Degree
2 17 (21.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.50%) PhD
4 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) NFS
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco
2 1 (1.25%) Red Hat